Advocacy Sector Conversations Forum (Mel)

This forum series provides a space for advocates to gain practical information and share knowledge by participating in topical, interactive sessions. It’s more imperative than ever to keep abreast with the ever changing disability services and supports landscape to understand how it impacts on the practice of disability advocacy. For further information: http://www.daru.org.au/event/advocacy-sector-conversations-forum-2

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Save the Date!  AFDO Advocacy Conference

AFDO holds an Advocacy Conference each year in October.  This year, our Advocacy Conference will be held on Monday 21st October 2019 from 11am – 3pm, and the Advocacy Conference will have a focus on the ‘next wave’ of advocates – so if you’re young and interested in learning more about being an advocate, we’d […]

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Conference: A Vision of a Good life: Our Journey (ADL)

A Vision of a Good life: Our Journey. A conference for people living with intellectual disability This is a conference presented by people living with intellectual disability for people living with intellectual disability.This conference will open doors for you by giving you information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (the NDIS), Goal Setting and Self-Advocacy.Well […]

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Resource: How we talk about disability matters – Understanding models of disability

DARU – update 25th March. New – This information sheet introduces the concept of human rights and demonstrates why the human rights model is the most useful framework in advancing the rights of people with disability. It builds on, and extends the social model of disability, highlighting the shortfalls and key differences. It further explains […]

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Advocacy Sector Conversations Forum (Vic) – resource

From DARU update: This forum series provided a space for advocates to gain practical information and share knowledge by participating in topical, interactive sessions. It’s more imperative than ever to keep abreast with the ever changing disability services and supports landscape and to understand the impacts on disability advocacy practice. This forum was held at […]

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Rescource – Taking Action on Disability Discrimination

Posted by Disability Advocacy Resource Unit September 14, 2018 It is against the law for people to be treated unfairly because of their disability, unless there are particular circumstances. This booklet discusses the laws and processes that protect people from unlawful discrimination in Victoria. It includes case studies that outline findings against discrimination in a range of […]

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Disability Advocate to support NDIS implementation in SA

The Hon Michelle Lensink, Minister for Human Services, announced the appointment of Dr David Caudrey as Disability Advocate to strengthen and promote the interests of people with disability during the implementation of the NDIS. The Disability Advocate is a position independent of disability service delivery, part of the Office of the Public Advocate and will commence in January 2019. […]

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Resource – Taking Action on Disability Discrimination

Taking Action on Disability Discrimination Disability Discrimination Legal Service It is against the law for people to be treated unfairly because of their disability, unless there are particular circumstances. This booklet discusses the laws and processes that protect people from unlawful discrimination in Victoria. It includes case studies that outline findings against discrimination in a range of […]

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